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April 19, 2021

Koala colonies cross shire boundaries

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I know there’s so many issues and so little time but I now feel inspired to get myself along to the meeting next Wednesday, January 28, 6:30pm at the Ballina RSL.

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  1. Save the hysteria – lismores koalas are derived from the Tucki Tucki population, plus there are other discreet populations through lismore LGA ( rosebank, Dunoon, towards casino). It’s a complex issue, but try looking at a map; the highway at BALLINA is crap, but blanket statements like yours are v. misleading.

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